Uhuru announces period of national mourning after Moi’s death

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 08:27 |

President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced a period of national mourning following the death of retired President Daniel Arap Moi who died on Tuesday morning.

In a presidential proclamation released shortly after Moi's death, said the period of national mourning will be observed from today until the day of Moi's funeral. 

The President has also ordered Kenyan flag to be flown half-mast in his honor.

"All flags at the State House, State Lodges, all public buildings and public grounds, all military bases, posts and stations, on all Naval Vessels, schools shall have their flags halfway to show respect to the late state leader," Uhuru said.

Moi died on Tuesday at the age of 95.

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